LAKELAND, Fla. - Judy Ann Sutherland, 65, of Lakeland, died Dec. 22, 2011 due to complications with cancer. Judy was born Sept. 12, 1946 in Elizabeth, N.J. to Robert and Kathleen Smith Stork Sr. She grew up in Burlington, N.C. before moving to Eau Gallie (Melbourne), Fla. She moved to Lakeland from Oviedo in 1989. She was a retired Deputy Clerk for the Probate Division of the Polk County Clerk of Court, where she was employed for 17 years. She was united in marriage on Nov. 25, 1967 in Eau Gallie, Fla. to her husband, Michael, while he was in the U.S. Navy and who now resides in Lakeland. In addition to her husband, she is survived by son, Michael; daughter, Jill Ann (Greg) Sutherland-Peake of Lakeland; brothers, Robert Carlton Stork Jr. of Wilton Manor and Richard Stork of Melbourne; grandchildren, Jessica, Justin, Dade, Hayden and Camryn. She was preceded in death by not only her parents but her sister, Nancy Stork. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Lakeland Funeral Home. The funeral will be conducted at the funeral home at 2:30 on Thursday. Interment will take place in Lakeland Memorial Gardens cemetery.
Published in TheTimesNews.com Burlington, NC from December 23 to December 24, 2011